I really have to control myself with this one, so as to not put the name of the restaurant…even though I really want to. I must preface this with the fact that I have previously waited tables for a total of over four years, and my husband had for sometime as well. We went to … Read More about Customer Service 101
We’ve finally decided to move up to a house, still not owning, but renting. It still means sharing no walls, floors or ceilings with anybody else. How great?!? Moving really sucks. It addition to packing and unpacking, you have to deal with all of the utility companies who try to screw you. It sure wasn’t … Read More about Movin’ on up…
While I should be working on a paper and a poster for a conference (next week), I found myself spending some quality time catching up on other people’s blogs. After paying careful attention, I realized that some people had links to other blogs (on their blog)…confusing, but you understand. In fact, I even found mine … Read More about I’m finally up to speed
I recently sent in my passport to get my name changed ( I got married…It only took me a year to decide that, in fact, a name change was in order.) I called to see how long it was going to take, and if I needed a new picture. They told me 7-10 business days, … Read More about Sometimes you have to wonder…
Wow…It’s been over a month…I am a horrible blogger. My wonderful hubby got me a fabulous gift certificate for my birthday last month. A facial, manicure and pedicure where all in my future, I just had to find the time to get it done. I called and scheduled an appointment, and they told me it … Read More about Mani, pedi and more
If you are walking down a hallway and see somebody that you know, when do you acknowledge them (with a wave or a friendly hello)? Do you start as soon as you see them, or do you wait until you get closer….then you run the risk of looking like a jerk because you were ignoring … Read More about Any suggestions?
I have always been a woman who knows what she wants, especially when it comes to how my food is prepared and with what condiments/toppings. Lately, however, it seems that nobody can get it right. Went out for a friend’s birthday and I ordered a chicken sandwich with only lettuce and tomato (not really a … Read More about I’ve gotta learn to be less picky
I was reminded of a phone conversation that took place about a year ago, so I thought I would relive it for your reading pleasures… Early evening we get a phone call at home, and I answer. It is a man’s voice, but for the sake of this conversation, we are going to call him … Read More about She must’ve been damn sexy
It seems that the funniest things (at least to me) happen while out to lunch with friends…lately, anyways. We went to a little restaurant that mostly specializes in sandwiches; BLT, grilled cheese, egg salad, etc. Usually, I get a salad because I am not a big sandwich fan. Yesterday, however, I decided to mix things … Read More about Do you work here?
For the two of you that read this, I know you have missed it terribly. I was at a conference in Orlando for the past week with extremely limited computer access. My apologies. Check out this freaky border along the ceiling of our hotel. Look closely… Do you see faces staring back at you? My … Read More about Conference Fun?!?
As a little reminder of our younger years check out this site. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll go insane. Also, check this one (http://joecartoon.atomfilms.com/pages/frogbender/) out….now you don’t have to download it, you just have to sit through a silly commercial. And another one (http://joecartoon.atomfilms.com/pages/microgerbil/) (thanks, E-bones). Okay, so can’t get the links to work, maybe … Read More about Relive those youthful days!
My friends and I decided to take the campus trolley back to our respective offices after lunch. The trolley runs in a circular path around campus. It was quite cold, so we got on the trolley going in the opposite direction that we were headed (knowing that it goes in a circle and that we … Read More about The wheels in her head do not go round…
My boss told me the day before that we were going to have some visitors from industry come and tour our lab. This can be a good thing, because these visitors have the potential to give us funding, which is very important. However, these visitors were actually visiting another department on campus, but the female … Read More about I know more than you do…
1) Sunday, 5pm: Witness to a high speed car chase, where the car spins out of control, comes flying at me (backwards, none the less), narrowly missing me and flying up the curb and onto the embankment. Important to note was that there were FIVE police cars also chasing at high speeds. Once the car … Read More about My life flashed before my eyes…TWICE
It seems so great when looking through the newspaper adds and seeing that you can buy tax software for almost nothing. Plus, you get state software, accounting software and deduction software for “free.” However, you read the fine print, and realize that they are “free” after mail-in rebates. So, of course, wanting to save on … Read More about Taxing my brain
Indoor cycling training for teaching a six hour ride….we will need towels. I go ask for them, only to find out that they don’t HAVE a towel service. You must provide your own. However, they informed me that I had the option of heading over to [insert name of your favorite huge combination kitchen, bathroom … Read More about Now that’s insane-itary!
They say, don’t drive on Interstate###, there is an accident blocking three lanes of traffic. Take an alternative route, abc Parkway. This road runs parallel to the interstate. Me, thinking that the traffic reporter actually knew what he was talking about, decided to go along with his suggestion. BIG MISTAKE. I take abc Parkway, and … Read More about And now to our traffic report…